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Product Manager

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Fully Remote


 Product Manager

The Art of Education University (AOEU) is seeking a mission-driven, detail-oriented, digital curriculum Product Manager to help guide the continued growth, strategy, and development of AOEU content and experience. The Product Manager will lead all aspects of product development; from concept through to release. They will work closely with product development, experience, and go-to-market teams to define, prioritize and develop solutions that achieve AOEU strategic objectives. 


Structured as a remote full-time salaried position. This position will report to the Director of Product Management.

We have been a 100% remote company since the beginning! This position is eligible to remote work from the following locations: USA.

Who We Are 


We grow amazing teachers by providing rigorous, relevant, and engaging professional development at every stage of their career.

The Details 


  • Work with Product Development (k-12 curriculum and professional development), Academics, Engineering, and QA teams to define business & functional requirements, designs, and user stories to support the software engineering and content development process. 

  • Conduct primary and secondary user research to help prioritize new features and inform design and development decisions. 

  • Conduct primary and secondary user research to help prioritize new content development.

  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis to define and track KPIs for product success. 

  • Develop and regularly maintain a data-driven product backlog to deliver on the product vision and roadmap. Regularly collect market input (customers, sales, service, competitive intelligence, etc.) and update the backlog accordingly.

  • Analyze consumer needs, current market trends, and potential partnerships from an ROI and build vs. buy perspective.

  • Appraise new product ideas and strategize appropriate go-to-market plans.

  • Contribute to the overall digital product roadmap by defining and prioritizing content enhancements & personalization features across platforms.

  • Leverage a deep understanding of existing content, instructional, and adult learning theory, and engagement techniques.

  • Partner with the Content, Engineering, and Design teams to help users get to the content they will love as quickly as possible.

  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, technologies, and best practices to continually optimize content curation strategies.


  • Demonstrated expertise working in complex, collaborative, cross-functional teams with strong influence, communication, and partnership skills.

  • Experience and subject-matter expertise in the field of product management, product development, digital curriculum, and professional learning

  • Extremely detail-oriented; proven experience analyzing and documenting complex business processes and user journeys. 

  • Demonstrated experience leveraging data to inform roadmap and design decisions.

  • Experience and demonstrated understanding of K-12 curriculum and instruction

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Critical feedback skills (giving/receiving) that help level up solutions

  • Experience with tools in our product management stack or equivalent (Gainsight, Clickup, Jira, Miro)

  • Experience working in a remote-first setting. 

Position Requirements

While we have identified specific requirements for this role, we acknowledge that not all candidates may possess every requirement listed. We encourage applicants who believe they possess the necessary skills and experience to apply, regardless of whether they meet each requirement to the fullest extent.


  • 3+ years’ experience in a product manager, product owner or business analyst role. 

  • 5+ years of experience in teaching, developing curriculum, and professional development content

  • Startup experience is a plus.


  • Bachelor's degree in education preferred or demonstrated experience


  • Ability to view computer screens for significant periods of time. The Art of Education University is an online university therefore 95-98% of one’s time will be on or using technology.

  • Ability to use a laptop keyboard with accuracy.

  • Ability to hear at normal levels and through electronic devices such as laptops, earbuds, phones, and the like.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Compensation and Benefits


  • Health, dental, and vision plans with 100% premium coverage for individual employees, employer HSA contribution, and no waiting period (effective 1st month after hire)  

  • 401K plan with 4% match, no waiting or vesting period

  • Unlimited self-managed PTO (15+ days/year encouraged)

  • All federal holidays off + an end-of-year holiday shutdown 

  • Monthly mobile, internet, or coworking space stipend

  • $600 home office equipment stipend

  • Fully remote, flexible schedule

  • 8+ weeks paid parental leave

  • Lifelong Learning Fund for professional development and educational reimbursement 

  • Free product access (1 FLEX/PRO license to use or gift, plus free AOEU grad courses)

For additional information surrounding our offered benefits, visit our website.


Compensation is commensurate with experience and market. We encourage you to discuss your compensation requirements early in the process. 

Applicants residing in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Cincinnati, Maryland, Nevada, Rhode Island, New York, Jersey City, or Washington may reach out to  for compensation details.

The Process

For most roles, the process is as follows: 

  • Step 1: ~30 minute phone interview with hiring manager

  • Step 2: Round 2 packet & Interview

    • Given that this role works remotely, we want to see how you would work through some of the daily tasks, responsibilities, and challenges you might come across through a day-in-the-life. You will be given a prompt and be asked to complete an assignment which will then be used to guide a ~1 hour follow-up Zoom interview with 1-2 stakeholders. The intention is for you to get a sense of the role and give us an opportunity to see your skills in action. Your answers will not be used for any other purposes beyond evaluating your candidacy for this role, as it's important for both of us to get a glimpse of how you would handle a day in the life of this role.

  • Step 3: Follow-up interview

    • For certain managerial or high-collaboration roles, you may be asked to participate in a final Zoom interview.

We look forward to reviewing your application! Thank you for your interest in opportunities with AOEU. 

Please contact with any questions.

NOTE:  We strongly encourage you to apply through your personal email and to take the appropriate steps to allow list both The Art of Education University ( and Paycom ( domains so that you receive all emails related to your application process.  We also encourage you to check your spam folder as emails from The Art of Education and/or Paycom can be marked as spam.  Please reference these allow list solutions to fix this problem.

The Art of Education University is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. The Art of Education University will not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of actual or perceived age, race, color, national origin/ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related conditions), physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed service member status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Art of Education University is a participant of E-Verify. 

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